Archive for the ‘Company’ Category

Tuesday Morning

March 8, 2008

Terry talks from the hotel room on Tuesday morning prior to opening the new offices in Australia.


Battle of the Blindness PDA’s

October 7, 2007

In this post You can hear a debate we delivered at the Techshare international conference of 2007, concerning the Pac Mate from Freedom Scientific and the Braille Note from Humanware.

Sight Village Contents and Product Status

July 31, 2007

In this post we give you the contents of the latest release of Infotech and talk about the status of our new products.

A Surprise!

July 21, 2007

In this post we continue to reflect on Sight Village, talk about the future of the Blog, and we have a little surprise for you!

Dancing Dots Again!

July 21, 2007

Another Dancing Dots presentation recorded by Matthew Horspool.

Dancing Dots Presentation

July 20, 2007

Bill McCann demonstrates products from Dancing Dots

Victor Reader Stream Presentation

July 20, 2007

This is Humanware’s presentation concerning the Victor reader Stream.

Pac Mate Omni Presentation

July 20, 2007

This is Jonathan Mosen’s presentation concerning the Pac Mate Omni

Travelling Back

July 20, 2007

Travelling back from Sight Village, Brian talks about the high points of the event for him.

Start of Thursday

July 19, 2007

General discussion in the T&T room at the start of Thursday.

Freedom Scientific Seminar

July 19, 2007

Eric Damery presents a seminar relating to JAWS for Windows, focusing upon the support for Windows Vista.

K-Sonar Seminar

July 18, 2007

The K-Sonar mobility aid was launched on Tuesday. This is the launch seminar.

GW Micro Seminar

July 18, 2007

GW Micro deliver a presentation concerning Window-Eyes and the Small Talk Ultra.

Smart Phone or PDA, which one for me!

July 18, 2007

This is the Dolphin seminar from Dave Williams concerning PDA’s and Smart Phones.

It’s That Man Again!

July 15, 2007

Steve Nutt of Computer Room Services discusses with Brian his plan for this year’s Sight Village event.


July 14, 2007

Terry offers reflections of last year’s Sight Village and looks forward to this year’s excellent event.

Products from Dräger & Lienert

July 12, 2007

The blog has received the following from the company Dräger & Lienert.


At SightVillage in Birmingham (17th to 19th July) we will show two new members of the Tag It family.


Tag It Guide is an in door navigation system for buildings. The system also can be used in museums to link objects with audio information.


Tag It Media lets people without any computer knowledge access information such as internet radio, podcasts and more.


MAX – The DaisyMaker turns information automatically into daisy. Learn and listen with a mobile daisy player while walking through a forest.


Tag It has many new features. There is an interface available between Tag It an MileStone.


We are looking forward to meeting you at booth D5.


Useful Links

July 8, 2007

We are aware that there are now a number of subscribers to the Blog and Podcast, some of whom are joining us from outside the UK and you are very welcome. We thought the following links may be helpful.


Sight Village is the largest exhibition of equipment and services for people with a visual impairment in Europe, taking place on 17th through to 19th July. It is attended by many worldwide company representatives and thousands of visually impaired people. This link will take you to an alphabetical list of exhibitors, courtesy of the Describe On-Line web site who produce the text guide to Sight Village. Do look around the site as it is full of useful information concerning the event including exhibitor details and seminars.


Sight Village is hosted by the Queen Alexandra College, Birmingham.


The upcoming edition of our Infotech magazine contains a short preview of some of the exciting new products exhibitors will be demonstrating.


Our Sight Village page will let you know how to get involved with the blog and podcast if you wish to do that.


If you wish to visit us at Sight Village, we are located within Room G3.

First Post regarding Sight Villlage 2007

July 8, 2007


Brian and Terry give you a preview of what is to come within the Sight Village 2007 Blog and Podcast.

British Computer association Of the Blind

July 18, 2006

Mike Townsend, Chair of BCAB, sent in his own post to the Podcast about BCAB special offers.

Sight Village of the Past!

July 15, 2006

Terry takes a trip down memory lane and meanders through our in depth Sight Village coverage from 2003 to 2005.


Computer Room Services

July 15, 2006

In this interview, Brian Hartgen talks to Steve Nutt of Computer Room Services about their exciting plans for Sight Village.


Interview with Blazie UK from 2005

July 8, 2006

Finally from our Infotech Sight Village special from 2005, we bring you an interview with Sara Morgan from Blazie UK.


Interview with Software Express from 2005

July 8, 2006

Again taken from the 2005 Infotech Sight Village special, this is an interview with a representative from Software express.


Interview about Products from Portset Systems from 2005

July 8, 2006

This article from the Infotech 2005 Sight village special contains an interview with Graham Thomas of Portset Systems.


Sight Village Podcast Launch

July 8, 2006

Terry Clasper and Brian Hartgen talk using Skype about the purpose of the Podcast, web site and Blog, together with outlining the range of offerings at the T&T Consultancy Ltd room during Sight Village this year.